Please note that the Pelham Public Pool is now open with a revised schedule following guidelines  from Public Health and the Province around COVID-19 (Coronavirus). These guidelines have changed the sessions  provided, the number of classes available, and the number of swimmers in the pool at a time. Please be aware that there will be no drop-in programs, and registration must be completed in advance.

Summer 2020 Daily Schedule

Located at Marlene Stewart Streit Park, 55 Park Lane, Fonthill 

Program How to Register Fees
Family Swim

To register please phone the Pelham Pool at


$13.50 for 1/4 of the pool for 45 minutes (1-10 people)
Lane Swim To register please visit and search 'lane swim' $20.00 for one 45 minute session once per week for 8 weeks.
Aqua Zumba To register please visit and search 'aqua zumba' $50.00 for one session per week for 9 weeks


Private Pool Rentals  
Pool Rental: $61.03
Lifeguard* fee (per hour): $ 25.44
Insurance fee (per hour rental): $ 8.10
Private pool rentals can be rented through Julie Cook and are available Saturday and Sunday from 12:00-1:00 p.m. and 4:00-6:00 p.m.

 *Minimum two lifeguards required

Pool rules 

Parent/Guardian Supervision - All parents are responsible for the supervision of their children.  Lifeguards are not babysitters and are responsible for the general safety of each patron that visits the pool.  

Showers - Every bather shall take a shower using soap and warm water before entering or re-entering the deck.

Bathing Attire - Proper swimming attire is required; street clothing is not permitted. 

Water Diapers - Water diapers are permitted per the Public Health Board.

Food & Drink on Deck - Food is not permitted on the pool deck. Water in plastic bottles is permitted on the pool deck.

Pool Toys and Water Wings - Water wings and inflatable devices are not permitted in our pool. If you require a personal flotation device please speaking with one of our lifeguards.

Viewing Area - Chairs are not permitted on the pool deck. We have two viewing areas for guests who are not swimming.

Inclement Weather - In the event of thunder and/or lightning during lessons or public swim times, it is at the discretion of the lifeguards on duty as to the amount of time (up to 30 mins.) for swimmers to remain out of the pool.  This is for the safety of the patrons and staff.

Refunds & Makeup Lessons - No makeup lessons are provided for absenteeism, pool infractions, emergency or maintenance closings, thunder, lightning, inclement weather or lessons missed due to personal schedule conflicts or illness. Refunds will be granted for registrations under the following circumstances:

  1. When a refund request is submitted in writing to cancel on the first day of the program up to and including the second day of the program or for a valid medical reason, you will receive a full refund less a $10 administration fee and daily fees. 
  2. When a refund request is submitted on or after the third day of the program, no refund will be given.
  3. Refunds will not be issued for public swim admissions. 
  4. Pro-rating and refunds are not available for days absent or for any other reason including illness.

COVID-19 Admission Procedure

  • Upon arriving at the pool, all patrons are required to go through a screening process and have their temperature taken. If you or anyone in your home has any signs or symptoms of COVID-19, please stay home and self-isolate.
  • The pool house and change rooms are closed to the public. Please arrive in your bathing suit. Washrooms on the outside of the building near the skate park are open.
  • Patrons enter the pool through the side gate and leave on the opposite side of the pool house. Signage will direct you.
  • Patrons must shower before entering the pool deck. 
  • Following regulations, the bather load is reduced to allow for physical distancing. To reserve their space in the pool, patrons must book their swimming time online in advance. 
  • The pool slide as per Niagara Regional Health is decommissioned for the summer.
  • Patrons are encouraged to bring their own equipment if required (googles, life jackets etc.). Large pool floats and snorkels are not allowed.
  • Patrons are required to follow the guidance of the floor markers to ensure they are keeping 2 meters distance from others at all times and following the appropriate directional flow.
  • Staff will close the pool every hour between programs to sanitize high touch areas including the pool gate, ladders, handrails, restroom door handles, faucets, sinks, toilets, light switches and the guard chair.
  • Payment with credit or debit card is strongly encouraged.

Child Admittance Procedure

All children under the age of 10 must follow the Swim Admittance Procedure as advised by the Lifesaving Society and the Niagara Region Public Health. 

Swimming Lessons 

Please note that when registering for swim programs, it may state that the class you are registering for is full. Please continue and enroll to the waitlist.  Those registered to the wait list will be contacted on a first come first serve basis. 
Lessons - 2 week sessions, Monday-Friday Dates

Session 1

July 6 to 17, 2020
Session 2 July 20 to 31, 2020
Session 3 August 3 to 14, 2020
Session 4 August 17 to 28, 2020


 Swimming Lesson Descriptions
Please be advised that the Pelham Pool is currently taking registration for Swimmer 3 lessons and higher. To follow guidelines around physical distancing, instructors will not be in the water during lessons, making it extremely important that swimmers are strong and confident enough to be in the pool independently. At this time, there will be a maximum of 3 swimmers per class to allow for swimmers to maintain a physical distance from each other.
Lessons Available Summer 2020
Swimmer 3
Fee Date Time
$86 Monday-Friday
  • 9:15-9:45 am
  • 10:00-10:30 am
  • 11:30-12:00 pm
  • 4:00-4:30 pm
  • 4:45-5:15 pm

*Please be aware swimmers will be required to complete a swim test in order to remain in this class. To ensure physical distancing can be maintained, instructors will not be in the water during the lesson. Each swimmer must be strong and confident enough to be in the water independently. 


These junior swimmers will dive and do in-water front somersaults. Their new bag of tricks includes handstands, and completion of the Canadian Swim to Survive Standard. They'll work on 10 - 15m of front crawl, back crawl and whip kick. Flutter kick interval training increases to 4 x 25m.

*available all four sessions*

Swimmer 4
Fee Date Time
$86 Monday-Friday
  • 8:30-9:00 am 
  • 9:15-9:45 am 
  • 10:00-10:30 am
  • 11:30-12:00 pm
  • 4:00-4:30 pm
  • 4:45-5:15 pm 

These intermediate swimmers will swim 5m underwater and lengths of front crawl, back crawl, whip kick and breaststroke arms with breathing. They'll cap it off with front crawl sprints over 25m and 4 x 25m front crawl or back crawl interval training.

*available all four sessions*

Swimmer 5
Fee Date Time
$86 Monday-Friday
  • 8:30-9:00 am
  • 10:45-11:15 am (2 classes)
  • 4:00-4:30 pm

These swimmers will master shallow dive entries, cannonball entries, eggbeater kicks, and in-water backwards somersaults. Surface dives will take them down to underwater swims. They'll refine their front crawl and back crawl over 50m swims of each, and breaststroke over 15 - 15m. Then they'll pick up the pace in 25m sprints and two interval training bouts: 4 x 50m front or back crawl and 4 x 10-15m breaststroke. *available all four sessions*

Swimmer 6
Fee Date Time
$86 Monday-Friday
  • 8:30-9:00 am
  • 11:30-12:00 pm
  • 4:45-5:15 pm 

These advanced swimmers will rise to the challenge of sophisticated aquatic skills including stride jumps, compact jump entries, and lifesaving kick like eggbeater and scissor kick. They'll develop strength and power in head-up breaststroke sprints over 25m. They'll easily swim front crawl, back crawl, and breaststroke, and complain about the 300m workout. *available all four sessions*

Rookie Patrol – Swimmer 7
Fee Date Time
$89 Monday-Friday
  • 10:00-11:00 am


Rookie Patrols develop swimming strength and efficiency with emphasis on Water Smart behaviour. Skill drills enhance capability in the water, good physical conditioning and lifesaving judgment. 

Private and semi-private lessons

Private Lessons: $190

Semi Private Lessons: $160

Private (1 swimmer) and semi-private (2 swimmers from same household) swimming lessons are available during all four sessions throughout the summer. The swimmers enrolled in semi-private swimming lessons must be less than 3 levels apart. If a child enrolled in a private or semi-private lesson is in a level below swimmer 3, parents will be required to be in the water to assist, allowing instructors to remain physically distant.


Note: When registering for swim programs, it may state that the class you are registering for is full. Please continue and enroll to the waitlist. Those registered to the wait list will be contacted on a first come first serve basis.


Aqua Zumba

Register today for Aqua Zumba with Lynne! Enjoy 1 hour of Zumba in the Pelham Pool weekly for 9 weeks. Following social distancing guidelines, group sizes will be reduced and pre-registration is required. Available sessions include  Monday from 6:30- 7:30pm, Tuesday from 12:00-1:00pm, Thursday from 12:00-1:00pm or Saturday from 10:00-11:00am starting on July 6th!

Aquatics program forms and flyers

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